GALVESTON — The John W. Johnson, a $24 million ferry boat commissioned in 2011 by the state of Texas, operated for only 15 days during the first five months of the year, according to public records obtained last week by The Daily News.
LEAGUE CITY — A man arrested in 2012 when his 2-month-old child was rushed to the hospital with severe head injuries is set to stand trial this week after being re-indicted on a murder charge.
HUMBLE – Galveston County was well represented at the USATF National Junior Olympics with 13 athletes bringing home medals and All-American status.
Three of the greatest baseball players of my lifetime were inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
Some veterans of Hurricane Ike recently had a “no truer words were ever spoken” moment.
I was standing in the feed store in my new, bright green University of North Texas T-shirt when I was verbally accosted by a gentleman customer who was waiting as I got my stuff totaled up and paid.
GALVESTON — Memories are becoming books for some Galveston residents.
Remember that heart-stopping holiday style show by Tootsie’s for the DocShop’s School of Nursing? Well, itza’ coming up on Nov. 4 at The San Luis Resort.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli jets pounded three Hamas sites in Gaza on Monday after a rocket was launched at Israel, disrupting a relative lull in the war-torn territory at the start of a major Muslim holiday.
LONDON (AP) — An international court on Monday ordered Russia to pay over $50 billion in compensation to the former majority shareholder of now-defunct oil producer Yukos over the expropriation of the company more than 10 years ago.
The city needs to stop arguing over the housing study before it loses other federal funds.
One of the best arguments about the need to protect the Houston Ship Channel from the kind of storm surge that was seen during Hurricane Ike is coming from environmentalists.
The discussion by the city council in League City about the conduct of public meetings using videoconferencing technology raised some interesting questions.
The notion that Wydell Dixon, the owner of the ill-fated Whiskerville animal shelter, belongs in the same category of people as those who fight pit bulls is ridiculous.
After a tragedy, it's easy to impose more laws. But we should look at efforts to enforce present laws and how they can be improved instead.
If you live in the Clear Creek school district, mark your calendar for two public hearings next week.
Just a reminder: Today’s the deadline for nominations for Everyday Heroes.
On Wednesday, La Marque school officials were talking about a sensible compromise to getting the district back into black ink.
The La Marque school board should focus on finding a solvency plan and not Ecomet Burley's contract at their upcoming meeting.
Mayor Lewis Rosen's actions will stifle any dissent from the finance committee.
Island transit money should be spent on transportation people actually use.
Galveston City Council should slow down and follow the finance committee’s lead.
People who love history are planning to re-enact the Battle of Galveston this weekend.
The decision by the La Marque school district to ask for another extension on filing a solvency plan was telling.
A child from Honduras arrived in Galveston County the other day.
In September 2006, the USS Texas was commissioned in Galveston. Thousands watched as the Virginia-class submarine joined the fleet.
County Commissioner Ken Clark was running a political machine out of the county’s offices in League City.
We know it’s weird, but The Daily News really is trying to get an audio recording of a fistfight between two members of the city council in League City.
The state’s rejection of the La Marque school district’s solvency plan should be big news in the Dickinson and Texas City school districts.
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